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Funeral Ceremony: 7 p.m. Wednesday, October 20, 2021, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora
Visitation: 5 p.m. until time of service on Wednesday evening at the funeral home
Glenda C. Cruse, age 67, of Rinard, Illinois, passed away Thursday, October 14, 2021.
She was born December 26, 1953, in Flora, the daughter of Dennis and Aline (Rinehart) Fitzgerald. She was united in marriage to Gary Cruse on March 29, 1997, and together they have shared 24 wedding anniversaries.
Glenda worked at Sparton Manufacturing, and later as an assistant manager at Pizza Hut and Burger King. She loved playing pool, reading, Bingo games, and listening to country music and Elvis Presley. She enjoyed fish fries and time spent outside. Glenda was a lover of all animals, especially ponies, cats, and kittens and served as past President of the Flora Eagles Auxiliary where she was a member for over 20 years.
She is survived by her husband: Gary Cruse of Rinard; 2 children: Misty Kistner of Cisne and Derek Koch of Flora; 5 grandchildren: Bryan Williams, Tristen Wilson, Dakota Wilson, Maleah Wilson, and Knox Lee Scara; and 3 great-grandchildren: Brody Williams, Pasleigh Wilson, Corbin Wilson.
She was preceded in death by her parents, and a sister: Elly Colclasure.
A funeral ceremony will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, October 20, 2021, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora with Pastor Richard Artis officiating. Visitation will be 5 p.m. until time of service on Wednesday evening at the funeral home. Memorial donations are suggested to assist with final expenses and will be accepted through the funeral home. Please make checks payable to Frank & Bright Funeral Home. To share a memory or condolence visit: www.frankandbright.com
Prayers for all family and friends 🙏 ❤
Thoughts and prayers! Sorry for your loss!
You have my condolences, I'm so sorry for your loss and she will be missed by many , she was one heck of a lady, definitely one of a kind and I will miss her spunk
Misty Derek and Gary I’m so sorry for your loss Hugs and prayers
We are so sorry for your loss and she will be missed greatly
Sorry to the family and will miss you at our Eagles auxiliary meeting and the fun we had together/
I am so sorry for your loss. 🙏
Misty and family we are so for your loss. Prayers for you all.
Thoughts and prayers for all family, friends and acquaintances.
Gonna be sadly missed she was family had alot of good times
I am very sorry for your loss.
Our deepest sympathy and condolences to you Misty and the rest of the family. May you find peace in your hearts during this difficult time. If there is anything we can do please let us know. We will continue to pray for the entire family. With love, The Carter Family
Very nice lady prayers for the family
So sorry for your loss. She definitely will be missed.